Links To Interesting Articles
"Vaccination is an important medical decision to be made by you in consultation with your veterinarian."
"The USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics reports that the rabies vaccine is responsible for more adverse reactions than other vaccines."
"Time from diagnosis to death….four months. Cost of treatment……$6,800."
(It happens to dogs too)
"Zsazsa, Angela Moran’s much-loved Chihuahua, developed an injection-site tumor after rabies vaccination."
"small breed dogs receiving multiple vaccines per office visit were at greatest risk of a vaccine reaction"
ERA-strain modified live-virus rabies vaccine approved for use in cats."
"In each case, viral isolates were shown to be of an ERA strain rather than natural ("street") rabies."
More vaccine information can be found here
The information below has been borrowed from our Dog Health page. It's okay, the big guys won't mind if it's shared with the kitties. There is a lot more information there that might be of interest to you.
This is a list of human medications that are SUPPOSED TO BE SAFE for pets. I am not a vet - do your own research and make your own decision.
The list can be found here
Flea, Tick & Heartworm Preventatives
We see the advertisements on television and in magazines. Many of these products are recommended and sold by our trusted vets. We also see the products on the shelves at our local stores so they must be safe, right? Maybe you should do some research before you decide to purchase any of these products for your pets. We are talking about bugs, parasites, pests ... what kills them? Pesticide? If your pet has an adverse reaction to the product is there an antidote?
More information can be found here.
More product alerts can be found here